Edmund John HALLAM


HALLAM, Edmund John

Service Number: 1545
Enlisted: 3 May 1915, Enlisted at Narrogin, WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Toton, Beeston, Nottinghamshire, England England, 1889
Home Town: Narrogin, Narrogin, Western Australia
Schooling: Gerard Street Secondary School, Derby, England
Occupation: Farm Hand
Died: Dysentery, At sea (HS Nevasa), 24 October 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Rev. R.M. Cole-Hamilton officiated Buried at Sea-Commemorated on the LONE PINE MEMORIAL at Panel 68
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

3 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1545, 28th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Narrogin, WA
5 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1545, 28th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
5 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1545, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Fremantle
17 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 28th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 21 years

Residential address at the time of enlistment was C/- John Spouse, 'Rose Valley', Narrogin, NSW

Son fo Edmund and Sarah Hallam of 2 Orchard Street, Long Eaton, England

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served for 2 years with the Sherwood Forresters 5th Battalion

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Births Sep 1889  Hallam Edmund John Shardlow
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Toton is a settlement in Nottinghamshire, England. Originally a separate village, it forms part of the Greater Nottingham urban area and is in the Borough of Broxtowe.

He served for three years in Territorial Force, Cheshire Division, British Army.

Long Eaton is a town in the Erewash district of Derbyshire, England, just north of the River Trent about 7 miles south-west of Nottingham and some 8.5 miles south-east of Derby.

Long Eaton has been part of Erewash borough since 1 April 1974, after Long Eaton Urban District was dissolved. It was formerly in the county of Nottinghamshire

Long Eaton is located in Derbyshire, forming part of the border with Nottinghamshire and very close to Leicestershire. The Local Government Commission for England (1958–1967) recommended that Long Eaton become part of an enlarged Nottingham City Council. Earlier, the original draft of the Local Government Act 1972 had proposed moving Long Eaton into Nottinghamshire.

Admitted to the 7th Field Ambulance (dysentery), Gallipoli, 17 October 1915; transferred to the 16th Casualty Clearing Station (enteritis), Gallipoli, 20 October 1915.